We can not allow sanctions to disrupt the growth of the Russian economy, Medvedev said

© RIA Novosti / Dmitry to Attachability in photobacteria Medvedev held a meeting with members of the Board of the all-Russian Association of employers. 17 APR 2018We can not allow sanctions to disrupt the growth of the Russian economy, Medvedev said© RIA Novosti / Dmitry attachability to the photobank

New US sanctions against Russia should not disrupt the emerging growth of the Russian economy, said Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev at a meeting with members of Bureau of Board of the Russian Union of Industrialists and entrepreneurs (RSPP).

«I report spent last week in the state Duma on behalf of the government, said that we have learned in recent times to turn challenges into drivers of development — it gives relatively good results. Economic growth in the current period is quite good, even though those parameters which we took as liabilities. At the beginning of the year is quite acceptable,» — said Medvedev.

He stressed the importance of maintaining the momentum of growth.

«At the end of the first quarter the industry has grown almost 2% compared with the first quarter last year, and the trend it is necessary to fix. But it is also clear that we should not allow this kind of correct germs in our economy came under the negative effect of the sanctions, I mean the restrictive package, which was recently installed United States,» — said Medvedev.

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